The Cocaine Chronicles joins The Speed Chronicles in launching Akashic's new anthology series styled after the Noir series. Nothing to snort at, this ambitious anthology of jaw-grinding criminal behavior is masterfully curated by acclaimed authors Phillips and Tervalon.
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Cocaine, that most troubling and fascinating of substances is the subject, the subtext, the whys and where ofs in The Cocaine Chronicles, a collection of original short stories that are funny and harrowing, sad and scary, but at all times riveting.
The Cocaine Chronicles contains tough tales by a cross-section of today's most thought-provoking writers. Featuring brand-new stories by: Susan Straight, Lee Child, Laura Lippman, Ken Bruen, Jerry Stahl, Nina Revoyr, Bill Moody, Emory Holmes II, James Brown, Gary Phillips, Jervey Tervalon, Kerry E. West, Donnell Alexander, Deborah Vankin, Robert Ward, Manuel Ramos, and Detrice Jones.
The complete list of narrators includes Prentice Onayemi, Christian Rummel, Lauren Fortgang, Scott Aiello, Mirron Willis, Allyson Johnson, Scott Brick, Jeff Woodman, Stephen Hoye, Joe Barrett, Christina Delaine, Elizabeth Evans, Jonathan Davis, Lisa Renee Pitts, Nick Sullivan, and Kevin Free.